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Ernst Chladni

Ernst Florens Friedrich Chladni was a German physicist and musician. His most important work, for which he is sometimes labeled the father of acoustics, included research on vibrating plates and the calculation of the speed of sound for different gases. He also undertook pioneering work in the study of meteorites and is regarded by some as the father of meteoritics... Read More

Born30 November 1756
Wittenberg, Saxony
(now Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
Died3 April 1827 (aged 70)
Breslau, Prussia, German Confederation
(now Wroclaw, Poland)
NationalityGerman
FieldsPhysics
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